Netherlands receives new Boxer vehicle
The vehicle – an Armoured Engineer Group Vehicle (GNGP) variant - was delivered to the Royal Netherlands Army in December by manufacturer Rheinmetall MAN Military Vehicles Nederland. With this delivery the Netherlands army has 29 GNGPs in-service.
The Netherlands is receiving Boxer vehicles in five variants. The GNGP variant used for the transport of troops and engineer group equipment; along with ambulance, command post, cargo and driver training vehicle variants.
The OCCAR programme is delivering 696 Boxer vehicles to the armed forces of Germany, the Netherlands and Lithuania. The agency expects the number of participating countries to grow in the coming years as the vehicle continues to prove itself successful in operation.
More from Land Warfare
Leonardo DRS is providing more target acquisition systems for gunners aboard the Bradley IFV.
Germany can now fund the delivery of four IRIS-T air defence systems to Ukraine.
The new handheld fire control system, SMASH 3000, has an extended lethality range and can be used as a C-UAS solution.
The latest commitment to Ukraine will double its HIMARS fleet from 16 to 34, but the 18 additional systems will not be available to Ukraine immediately as they need to be built.
Acquiring the SABER M60 2.0 3D radars was part of the 2020-2023 Brazilian Army Strategic Plan - the first two have been delivered with four more to follow.